How Did Shirley Jackson Use Foreshadowing In The Lottery

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In the lottery Shirley Jackson used foreshadowing to hint that a person would be stoned. “For example while the children were collecting stones in the street the author says Bobby Martin has already stuffed his pockets with stones”. This shows that the children were preparing for the stoning. Therefour this shows the excitement the children had for the lottery. Jackson 's use of for foreshadowing in the lottery contributed to the story by building suspense.
In the lottery Shirley Jackson also used foreshadowing to hint that something was gonna happen in the town square. For example at the beginning of the story the author says “People began to gather in the town square around 10 o 'clock. “As people started to fill the middle of the town”.
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